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Author Goodin, David K., 1967- author.

Title The new rationalism : Albert Schweitzer's philosophy of reverance for life / David K. Goodin.

Publication Info. Montréal & Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2013]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  170.92 GOO    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  170 GOO    AVAILABLE
Description xii, 220 pages : 1 illustration, portraits ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The crisis in civilization -- Schopenhauer and Schweitzer -- Nietzsche and Schweitzer -- The new rationalism -- Metaphysics and mysticism -- Practical governance -- Environmental ethics.
Summary "In "The New Rationalism", David Goodin explores the underlying philosophy behind Schweitzer's ethic of compassion, presenting it as a response to contemporary questions in social justice, economic equality, and environmental action. For the first time, the political, sociological, and philosophical contexts supporting the development of Schweitzer's ethic are examined in order to bring his timeless message of elemental morality to new life for the modern world"-- back cover.
Subject Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965 -- Ethics.
Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965 -- Morale.
ISBN 9780773541085 (bound)
077354108X (bound)

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